Spiced Coffee With Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Make Giada De Laurentiis's spiced—and spiked!—coffee with Giada's blend ground coffee ($7 for 12 ounces; Giada De Laurentiis for Target).

Yield:

Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup coffee)

Nutritional Information

Calories 138
Fat 1 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Calcium 5 mg

Ingredients

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
1 3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon plus more for serving
1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
8 cups double-strength brewed coffee
1/2 cup amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur)
1/2 cup whipped cream

Preparation

1. Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; add allspice, cinnamon, and ginger. Simmer until sugar is dissolved (about 5 minutes); remove pan from heat.

2. Add 2 tablespoons spiced syrup to each of 8 cups of coffee; stir to combine. Add 1 tablespoon amaretto to each cup; top with a dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle with cinnamon; serve.

Note:

Giada De Laurentiis,

December 2010